from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southeast South Carolina northeast of Savannah. Charleston has been a major commercial and cultural center since colonial times. Population: 108,000.
- The capital and largest city of West Virginia, in the west-central part of the state. The city grew around the site of Fort Lee in the late 1780s. Population: 50,800.
- n. A fast ballroom dance in 4/4 time, popular during the 1920s.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The capital city of, and largest city in, West Virginia, USA.
- proper n. A large city and port in South Carolina, USA.
- n. A dance named for the city of Charleston, South Carolina.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. state capital of West Virginia in the central part of the state on the Kanawha river
- n. an American ballroom dance in syncopated rhythm; popular early in the 20th century
- n. a port city in southeastern South Carolina
- v. dance the Charleston
After Charleston 1, South Carolina.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Charles + ton, ton being an old form of town. (Wiktionary)